Domestic workers’ check-up privatized

Manama, Aug. 7 (BNA): The Chief of Medical Commissions at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Aisha Ahmed Hussein announced that pre-employment check-ups for domestic workers have been fully privatized. This is in implementation of Decision (21) of 2022, amending certain provisions of Decision (30) of 2017, regarding the regulation of medical examinations for expatriates. Continue reading

LMRA CEO and MOH Assistant Undersecretary explore Workers’ Health Insurance


The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s CEO Ausama Abdullah Al-Absi and a delegation from the Ministry of Health (MOH) led by the Health Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public and Primary Health Dr. Mariam A. Al-Jalahma explored the enforcement of workers health insurance in compliance with Article 172 of the new Labour Law for the Private Sector that regulates health insurance and links the issuance labour permits for expatriate workers with the presence of the relevant health insurance policy. Continue reading

Visa health tests to be speeded up

By SANDEEP SINGH GREWAL ,  Posted on » Monday, October 18, 2010

EXPAT employees should get their work visas faster after private hospitals and clinics were given the green light to conduct mandatory pre-employment medical tests.The tests, which also cover family members, used to be conducted solely at Al Razi Health Centre, Al Nuaim. Continue reading